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Old School Cottage Asthall, Burford and surrounding villages

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From £398.00

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Old School Cottage is a small, detached, stone cottage in the unspoilt Windrush Valley, a few miles from Burford. Go down the path to a pretty, secluded walled garden or unwind in the sitting room with the wood burning stove or settle down with a good book on one of the window seats.

Asthall is an ideal holiday location, being an idyllic, secluded hamlet with a village pub and another inn on the river by Swinbrook, a ten-minute walk away by road or across the fields. Closer to the cottage in Asthall, just down the lane, is the historic Manor house and church. Asthall Manor was the childhood home of the Mitford sisters.

There are ample walks throughout the stunning surrounding areas, where you can take a break in a local village pub or admire the architecture in one of the many picturesque Cotswold villages and their beautiful churches.

Overview

BarbecueCentral Heating Electric hob & ovenEnclosed gardenGarden furniture High ChairLandline telephoneParkingTelevisionTravel CotWiFiDog-friendly Bed LinenDishwasherDVD playerFridge/Freezer Log Burner / Open FireMicrowaveTowelsWashing Machine Within walking distance to pub

Layout

Ground floor
Large sitting room with wood burning stove, dining area and flatscreen television and DVD player. Telephone with honesty box.
Galley kitchen with electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, dishwasher and washing machine.
Ground floor bathroom.

Steep stairs to First Floor
Master bedroom with 5' bed and a twin bedroom with 3' beds and shower room.

Outside
A path from the back door leads to the walled garden with patio, garden furniture and barbecue and pleasant views over the fields.
Lovely walks along the river.
Parking available for two vehicles.

Need to know
Travel cot and highchair available on request.
Please note that the stairs are steep leading up to the first floor.
One small well-behaved dog is welcome (small additional charge).

Surrounding local area

In close proximity are the picturesque Cotswold towns of Bourton-on-the-Water, Burford and Stow-on-the-Wold which all offer a wealth of charming shops, restaurants and pubs.
The Slaughters and The Barringtons are two quintessential, quiet Cotswold villages nearby, with uninterrupted country views over the Windrush Valley and some pretty footpaths and bridle paths.
The increasingly popular 6 week Festival Opera in June and July held in the village of Longborough is well worth a trip.
For sports enthusiasts visit the world renowned Cheltenham racecourse or play a round at The Wychwood or Burford Golf Clubs.
Enjoy a day’s punting on the river at Oxford admiring the spectacular architecture or visit the Royal Shakespeare Company at Stratford-upon-Avon no more than a 45 minute drive away.
Enjoy a day at Sezincote House & Gardens, close to Moreton-in-Marsh.
A great day out for the whole family: Adam Henson’s Cotswold Farm Park.
Batsford Arboretum and Garden Centre Batsford Park, Moreton-in-Marsh.
Close by is the historic Sudeley Castle & Gardens, Winchcombe.
Visit Snowshill Manor & Garden Snowshill, Near Broadway.
Explore the ruins of Chedworth Roman Villa, Yanworth, near Cheltenham.
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Welcome hamper included

A complimentary hamper will be awaiting you on your arrival containing milk, tea, fresh coffee, bread, butter, eggs, juice, wine and cheese, along with other essential items to prepare a light snack or breakfast. There may be some regional variations.

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